Photo: First look at Nebraska alternate uniform vs. UCLA

Nebraska will don a new adidas TECHFIT alternate uniform for its home game vs. UCLA on Sept. 14, the company and the Huskers announced Tuesday.

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The uniform features a white helmet, with a black stripe down the middle, a black jersey and white pants, with a black stripe down the side of the legs.

It’s no surprise to see so much black implemented on a Nebraska alternate uniform, considering the Huskers defense is nicknamed “The Blackshirts.”

This one features even more black than last year’s alternate vs. Wisconsin. It’s also a better design than that all-red pajama-like look that others seemed to enjoy more than yours truly.

Like last year’s game vs. Wisconsin, adidas is marketing UCLA-Nebraska as an “Unrivaled Game,” which means the Bruins also will be wearing a TECHFIT alternate.

Here’s a couple other looks at the uniform:

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Old Man and the Sea on 6/25/2013 @ 10:43am EST Said:

I love them. Approved.

Josh on 6/25/2013 @ 10:48am EST Said:

These are the best alternate uniforms I have seen a Big Ten team wear yet. Northwesterns last year were pretty cool too.

Jim on 6/25/2013 @ 11:25am EST Said:

still ugly but better than last year’s

Tom Delay on 6/25/2013 @ 6:13pm EST Said:

who cares….Nebraska sucks. Wisconsin is still scoring on them…

Larry J. Kosch on 6/25/2013 @ 6:23pm EST Said:

I’m more a traditional Husker fan. I will take RED any day, any time. GBR!!

Jeff on 6/25/2013 @ 6:53pm EST Said:

Better than last year but when will people understand yes the D is called the Blackshirts but black is NOT one of the colors of the school. Either make it an official color or get it out of these jerseys.

Will on 6/25/2013 @ 7:20pm EST Said:

Well done, Nebraska.

John on 6/27/2013 @ 6:49pm EST Said:

Love them! Great work!

Go Bruins on 7/16/2013 @ 10:54am EST Said:

If we wanted Penn State we would have gone to PA. Would prefer to beat you in the red we all respect.

Jim on 7/17/2013 @ 4:47pm EST Said:

Don’t like the Prison stencil number on the jersey!!!!!!!!!!!
Otherwise, a very good look but keep in mind we are BIG RED………..and if not, when will we wear pink, green, purple, etc. just to sell more merchandise?

macke on 7/23/2013 @ 12:12am EST Said:

For all you people whining that its black not red just stop. Black is an alternate color for every team just like white is. These uniforms are sweet